2013—03 March Program Guide

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MARCH 2013 PROGRAM GUIDE

Mondays

John Sinclair Radio Show

Tuesdays

The Blues Show with Bruce Pingree

and Highway 61 with Scott Barretta

Wednesdays

New Orleans Music Show with John Sinclair

Thursdays

Blues Edition or Crossroads—Where Jazz Meets Blues with Leslie Keros

and Blues from the Red Rooster Lounge

Fridays

Ancestor Worship with John Sinclair

Saturdays

Toke Time with John Sinclair

Sundays

Caleb Selah Presents The Fuck You Sound

and Vintage Radio Vaults

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More music in March with a double dose of blues

on Tuesdays with Bruce Pingree & Scott Barretta

and Thursdays with Leslie Keros & the Red Rooster

and the continuing adventures of Caleb Selah every Sunday

followed by programs from our Vintage Radio Vaults

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KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE

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MARCH 2013 PROGRAM GUIDE

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Friday, March 1

BOHEMIA AFTER DARK

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A long look at Cannonball Adderley in the late 1950s starts with

some hip cuts with Milt Jackson and Nat Adderley and concludes

with the great Riverside album from 1959,

The Cannonball Adderley Quintet Live at the Jazz Workshop

in San Francisco, played here in its entirety.

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Saturday, March 2

WELCOME TO NEW ORLEANS

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The first of five consecutive programs selected from the Big Ol’ Box

of New Orleans, super tokes from the Crescent City by David Batiste, Theryl deClouet,

Kermit Ruffins, Fats Domino, Dr. John,

Louis Armstrong & His Hot Seven, Clarence “Frogman” Henry,

Lil’ Queenie & The Percolators, Rebirth Brass Band, Ernie K-Doe,

Johnny Adams, Jelly Roll Morton & His New Orleans Jazzmen,

Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns,

Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen,

Sidney Bechet & His New Orleans Feetwarmers,

Clifton Chenier, Anders Osborne & Monk Boudreaux,

 and Paul Sanchez— all from Disc 1.

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Sunday, March 3

THE FUCK YOU SOUND DREW ON ITS LUCK

CALEB SELAH PRESENTS THE FUCK YOU SOUND 33

The Fuck You Sound was Fucked what with no medium with

which to transmit its badnessess sooooo it Drew on a young man

called Drew. This set features mainly coke and red wine,

with a little blond Moroccan thrown in. A major shouting goes out

at lil Mininja for the weirdest vibes The Fuck You Sound

has fucked with for a long time…

Death To The Life Unexamined!!

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Sunday, March 3

EVERETTE MADDOX—HE WAS A MESS

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 23 WITH DAVID KUNIAN

The prize-winning New Orleans-based independent radio producer

David Kunian looks into the life and poetry of the late Everette Maddox,

a supremely colorful individual who could usually be found perched

on a barstool at the Maple Leaf Bar on Oak Street, featuring testimony from a galaxy

of Everette’s friends, family and fellow poets

and cultural activists, with added music by John Boutte (“Didn’t It Rain”),

Dr. John (“Lay My Burden Down”), the Treme Brass Band

(“Just a Closer Walk With Thee”), and the Li’l Rascals Brass Band

(“Keep the Dream Alive”).

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Monday, March 4

HEY FAT MAN!

. JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 485

Episode 485 is a birthday salute to the great Antoine “Fats” Domino,

who just made 85 years old, with an hour of his greatest recordings

from the 1950s in New Orleans.

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Tuesday March 5

STEP IT UP & GO

THE BLUES SHOW WITH BRUCE PINGREE 64

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week

celebrating the birthdays of bluesman Paul Rishell

and the great Arthur Neville, who just turned 75.

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Tuesday, March 5

BABY PLEASE DON’T GO

HIGHWAY 61 WITH SCOTT BARRETTA 25

Mark Coltrane fills in for Scott Barretta on this week’s edition of

Highway 61 from Mississippi Public Broadcasting with a program dedicated

to three great blues artists who passed away in 2006:

Etta Baker, Henry Townsend, and Jessie Mae Hemphill.

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Wednesday, March 6

FOOD STAMP BLUES

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 10

Jamming at the 420 Café in Amsterdam on a Wednesday afternoon

with thrilling sides by Eluard Burt & Co, the ReBirth Brass Band,

the Golden Eagles, James Andrews, Tommy Ridgley, Roy Brown,

Lloyd Price, Professor Longhair, Walter “Wolfman” Washington

& the Roadmasters, Rockie Charles, the Treme Brass Band,

the Wild Magnolias, Little Richard, Snooks Eaglin,

Smiley Lewis, and Shirley & Lee.

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Thursday, March 7

REELIN’ AND ROCKIN’

BLUES EDITION WITH LESLIE KEROS 26

Leslie Keros with blues music by Big Daddy Kinsey, John Primer,

Smokey Wilson, Rory Block, Ronnie Earl, Sanctified Grumblers,

R.J. Mischo, Shemekia Copeland, Otis Spann, Billy Boy Arnold,

Howlin’ Wolf, North Mississippi Allstars, Jimmy Rogers & Little Walter,

Bill Doggett, and Blue Diamonds with Grana Louise.

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Friday, March 8

FINE AND MELLOW

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The Ancestor Worship spotlight falls on Ms. Billie Holiday tonight

in the first of three one-hour presentations of her classic recordings

from the 1930s, 40s and 50s, taken this week from the album

Angel Of Harlem and a session for Aladdin Records

on April 29, 1951.

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Saturday, March 9

GOING BACK TO NEW ORLEANS

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Our second dip into the Big Ol’ Box of New Orleans, with super tokes from the Crescent City

by Earl King, Deacon John, The Hawketts,

Tuba Fats’ Chosen Few Brass Band, Irma Thomas, the Neville Brothers,

J. Monque’D, Buckwheat Zydeco, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band

with Danny Barker and Eddie Bo, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band,

George Lewis’ Ragtime Band, James Andrews, and Leigh Harris

— all from Disc 2.

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Sunday, March 10

THE FUCK YOU SOUND FOR FUNKY PRESIDENT

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This beautiful set speaks of hope and longing, really. Dreams

can’t die forever says Selah. ‘Not so…’ say The Fuck You Sound….

But pull up a chair anyway…This set will be the last to feature

faves and hits from 2012. Death to the old!

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Sunday, March 10

RECORDS FROM THE CRYPT WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

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Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam comes

this special episode of Records from the Crypt with John Sinclair

sitting in for the great Billy Delle at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans

on May 21, 1997 and playing records by Lee Allen, Floyd Jones,

Shirley & Lee, the Five Keys, the Velvetones, Lee Dorsey, Johnny Adams,

Thurston Harris, Eddie Bo, Smiley Lewis, Professor Longhair, Earl King,

Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Reggie Hall, and Charles “Hungry” Williams.

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Monday, March 11

FULL CIRCLE

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 486

Episode 486 begins with 5 cuts by Antoine “Fats” Domino, who just

made 85 years old, and continues with tunes from New Orleans by

Herb Hardesty & His Band, Krown Washington Batiste,

the New Orleans Suspects, Dumpstaphunk, BlueBrass Project,

Kipori Woods, Tony “Oulabula” Bazley, and Smoky Greenwell.

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Tuesday, March 12

LET’S ROCK

THE BLUES SHOW WITH BRUCE PINGREE 65

Bruce Pingree is playing the blues by Paul Rishell, Susan Tedeschi,

Mike Wheeler, Craig Chiquito, Robert Cray Band, Gary Clarke Jr,

Poor Howard Stith & Mike “Bullfrog” Rogers, John Namath,

the Blues Broads with Tracy Nelson, Rick Estrin & The Nightcats,

Art Neville, and Professor Longhair.

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Tuesday, March 12

HEY BARTENDER

HIGHWAY 61 WITH SCOTT BARRETTA 26]

Mark Coltrane is sitting in for Scott Barretta this week on Highway 61

with a program of great Texas Blues Piano by Floyd Dixon,

Whistling Alex Moore, Mercy Dee Walton, and Amos Milburn.

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Wednesday, March 13

SHAKE YOUR RUGALATOR

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 11

Wednesday afternoon at the 420 Café in Amsterdam with music by

Eluard Burt & Co, Craig Klein, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band,

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Champion Jack Dupree, Chief Smiley Ricks

& Indians of the Nation, the Black Eagles, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Dr. John,

Eddie Bo, Chuck Carbo, Kermit Ruffins,

and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters.

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Thursday, March 14

HARD TIMES

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Leslie Keros is blowing in from Chicago with music by Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lewis Nash,

Bobby Broom, Marcus Roberts, James Moody,

Joe Newman & Joe Wilder, the Deep Blue Organ Trio, Winard Harper, Jeremy Manasia,

Erwin Helfer, and Elias Haslanger.

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Thursday, March 14

YOUR CASH AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT TRASH

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Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great blues sides by The Toppers,

Curtis Salgado, Mike Morgan & The Crawl,

Irma Thomas &.Jon Cleary, Michael Burks, B.B. King with.Dr. John,

Rory Block, Muddy Waters with.Earl Hooker, Rusty Zinn, Terry Hanck,

The Clovers, Ronnie Earl, Dave Herrero,

and Jef Lee Johnson with.Blues Anatomy.

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Friday. March 15

BILLIE’S BLUES

ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 27

This week we’re worshipping the great Billie Holiday once again

with a live concert issued as the album Billie’s Blues and

several selections from an album called Stormy Weather.

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Saturday, March 16

SHRIMP & GUMBO

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Selections for this episode are taken from Disc 3 of the Big Ol’ Box

of New Orleans with super tokes from the Crescent City by

Dave Bartholomew, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Shirley & Lee,

Al Johnson, Tom McDermott & Evan Christopher, Aaron Neville,

Raymond Myles, Champion Jack Dupree, Smiley Lewis, Henry Butler, James Booker,

Frankie Ford, Chris Kenner, Allen Toussaint,

 Beau Jocque & The Zydeco Hi-Rollers, and Dr. Michael White—

all from Disc 3.

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Sunday, March 17

THE FUCK YOU SOUND PRESENTS A BURNS NIGHT SPECIAL

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In accordance with Internationally Accepted and Ethically Sound Guidelines,

The Fuck You Sound are proud to offer this tribute to

some of the splendid people they encountered on their recent trip

to the Tartan Shortcake Mines Of Outer Hibernia.. Many Moneypennies make a muckle

and there is nothing finer than Scottish Chocolates.

All foodstuffs are available in Supper Format. Nothing is ever further

than ONE phone call away. Haggis flows like liquid lunch from the

nearest available tap and Bagpipes, well they still sound like Pish.

This Show was not endorsed by the Scottish Tourist Board of

England and Wales

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Sunday, March 17

RECORDS FROM THE CRYPT WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 34

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam comes this special episode of

Records from the Crypt with John Sinclair sitting in

for the great Billy Delle at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans

on May 21, 1997 and playing records by Snooks Eaglin,

T-Bone Walker, Professor Longhair, Fats Domino, Ray Charles,

The Clovers, Big Maybelle, Billy Boy Arnold, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Elmore James,

Bobby Mitchell, Huey “Piano” Smith & The Clowns,

Bobby Marchan, Chuck Carbo, Ronnie Barron, James Booker,

Wallace Johnson, and Paula & The Pontiacs.

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Monday, March 18

MONKEY IN A SACK

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 487

Episode 487 begins with 5 cuts by Antoine “Fats” Domino, who just

made 85 years old, and continues with tunes from New Orleans by

Kid Merv, BlueBrass Project, 7 Walkers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band,

Dirty Dozen Brass Band, New Orleans Suspects,

Krown Washington Batiste, Herb Hardesty & His Band,

Clarence Garlow, Cleveland Crochet & Hill Billy Ramblers,

Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas, Lil’ Buck & The Top Cats,

and Idris Muhammad.

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Tuesday, March 19

STAGGERING BLUES

THE BLUES SHOW WITH BRUCE PINGREE 66

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week remembering the loss of

Etta James, commemorating the recent passing of Precious Bryant, and celebrating

the birthday of Huttie Ledbetter, professionally known as Leadbelly.

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Tuesday, March 19

BABY PLEASE DON’T GO

. HIGHWAY 61 WITH SCOTT BARRETTA 27

Scott Barretta investigates the recordings of Big Joe Williams in

this week’s episode of Highway 61, including sessions with

John Lee Williamson and Robert Nighthawk, Lightning Hopkins,

and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, and recordings for

BlueBird Records, Trumpet, Delmark, Testament and other labels,

plus Muddy Waters’ version of Big Joe’s classic

“Baby Please Don’t Go.”

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Wednesday, March 20

THE BELLS ARE RINGING

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John Sinclair is back at the 420 Café on a Wednesday afternoon

in the spring of 2008 with non-stop music from New Orleans by

Eluard Burt & Co:, Smiley Lewis, Tommy Ridgley, Roy Brown,

Danny Barker & His Creole Cats, Irma Thomas, Kermit Ruffins,

the New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Professor Longhair, Snooks Eaglin,

Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove, Johnny Adams, Rockie Charles,

Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters,

the Li’l Rascals Brass Band, and

Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders.

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Thursday, March 21

SOUL OF A MAN

BLUES EDITION WITH LESLIE KEROS 27

Leslie Keros with a program of great blues from Big Daddy Kinsey,

Etta Jones, Bobby Jones featuring the Mannish Boys, Eddie Taylor,

Deanna Bogart. Jimmy Burns Band, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Mel Brown,

B.B. King, Duke Robillard, Jimmy Witherspoon, Billy C. Wirtz,

Sunnyland Slim, Robert Lockwood, Jimmy Anderson,

and Lazy Lester.

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Thursday, March 21

LOOKA HERE, BABY

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Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great

blues sides by Mississippi Heat, Terry Evans & Ry Cooder,

Booba Barnes, Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys,

Janiva Magness, Candi Staton, James Morgan, Bobby “Blue” Bland,

Arthur Adams, Joe Jonas, Ann Rabson & Bob Margolin,

David Egan, Marcia Ball, and Deanna Bogart.

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Friday, March 22

LADY IN SATIN

ANCESTOR WORSHIP WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 28

Our third hour of music by Billie Holiday includes some of

Billie Holiday’s Greatest Hits and the entire Lady In Satin album

from Columbia Records in 1958.

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Saturday, March 23

OOH POO PAH DOO

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Tonight’s program comes from Disc 4 of the Big Ol’ Box of

New Orleans with super tokes from the Crescent City by

Professor Longhair, the Wild Magnolias, Troy Andrews,

Benny Spellman, Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston

& Amasa Miller, Ellis Marsalis, Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band,

 the New Orleans Jazz Vipers, Louis Armstrong & His Dixieland 7,

Lloyd Price, Snooks Eaglin, Eddie Bo, Mem Shannon & the Membership,

Sonny Landreth, and Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters.

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Sunday March 24

CHARLES SHAAR MURRAY SPEAKS TO THE FUCK YOU SOUND

CALEB SELAH PRESENTS THE FUCK YOU SOUND 36

Charles Shaar Murray arrived at The Fuck You Sound studios

in The Primrose Hill Ghetto Studio Complex demanding retribution…

Sadly we could not provide this but we did get him him good

and loaded… In this first hour CSM discusses The Band Of Gypsiesin depth with an

out of his depth Caleb Selah. Issues also discussed include more Hendrix, Postmen,

Cream, Deicide and other misdemeanours.

WARNING: This set contains Music and Truth:

More Fuck You Sound selections follow the CSM segment.

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Sunday. March 24

THE MILKMAN’S MATINEE WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 35

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam comes

this special episode of The Milkman’s Matinee with John Sinclair

sitting in for Bill Milkowski at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans

on July 12, 1996 and playing records by Roland Kirk, Red Rodney,

the Jazztet, Eddie Jefferson, Yusef Lateef, Gene Ammons,

James Moody, and Thelonious Monk.

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Monday, March 25

POWER OF SOUL

JOHN SINCLAIR RADIO SHOW 488

Episode 488 continues our look into several contemporary

New Orleans releases by Kipori Woods, the New Orleans Suspects,

Joe Krown/Walter “Wolfman” Washington/Russell  Batiste,

Tony “Oulabula” Bazley, Kid Merv, and the BlueBrass Project,

 plus some cuts by The Gaturs, Margaret Lewis, Johnny Adams,

G.G. Shinn, and Rev. Utah Smith from a collection assembled by

the Oxford American magazine called Tra-La-La-La, Louisiana,

and special treats from Herb Hardesty & His Band

and the great Idris Muhammad.

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Tuesday, March 26

I’LL ALWAYS BE GRATEFUL

THE BLUES SHOW WITH BRUCE PINGREE 67

Bruce Pingree with a program of blues & gospel music this week

by. The recently departed Chicago Bob Nelson, The Shadows,

The Heartfixers, and a tribute to Martin Luther King with the

Swan Silvertones and Dr. King himself.

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Tuesday, March 26

ROLLING STONE

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This week’s episode of Highway 61 with Scott Barretta visits the

Hunter’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Como, Mississippi

 for preaching and singing by the Rev. John Wilkins; Rev. Wilkins

singing on the Thacker Mt. Revue radio show in Oxford MS;

and recordings by Rev. Wilkins’ father, Robert Wilkins;

and versions of Robert Wilkins’ songs recorded by

the Rolling Stones and Mississippi Fred McDowell.

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Wednesday, March 27

RULER OF MY HEART

NEW ORLEANS MUSIC SHOW WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 13

Non-stop music from New Orleans by Eluard Burt & Co,

Dave Bartholomew, the Hawketts, Fats Domino, Irma Thomas,

Guitar Slim, Golden Eagles, Guardians of the Flame, Golden Comanches,

Hard Head Hunters, Earl King & Roomful of Blues, Guitar Slim Jr:,

Eddie Bo, Glen Andrews & the Lazy Six, Dr. John, and Earl Turbinton.

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Thursday, March 28

FEELIN’ GOOD

CROSSROADS: WHERE JAZZ MEETS BLUES WITH LESLIE KEROS 30

Leslie Keros is cooking this week with music by Stevie Ray Vaughan,

Elias Haslanger, Christian McBride Big Band, Red Garland,

Red Norvo Quintet, Eva Cassidy, Mort Weiss, Grant Green,

Dick Hyman, Jimmy Smith & Wes Montgomery, and Lester Young

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Thursday, March 28

BACKYARD BLUES PARTY

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Cary Wolfson is spinning at the Red Rooster Lounge with great

blues sides by John Nemeth, Jeremy Spencer, Sue Foley,

Linsey Alexander, Etta James, Jimmie Vaughan, Arthur Adam,

James Morgan, Little Charlie & The Nightcats,

Stringbean & The Stalkers, Taj Mahal, and Lonnie Mack.

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Friday, March 29

SENOR BLUES

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We’re delving into an extensive collection of the works of the

great pianist, composer and bandleader Horace Silver

for Blue Note Records called Retrospective with some of his

spectacular recordings from the second half of the 1950s.

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Saturday, March 30

THAT’S ENOUGH OF THAT STUFF

TOKE TIME WITH JOHN SINCLAIR 30

Our fifth and final episode of music selected from the Big Ol’ Box

of New Orleans has super tokes from the Crescent City by The Meters,

Vernel Bagneris & The Cast Of “One Mo’ Time”, Galactic,

Anders Osborne, Marcia Ball, Tim Laughlin, The Iguanas,

The Radiators, BeauSoleil, Don Vappie & theCreole Jazz Serenaders,

Fredy Omar Con Su Banda, the Red Stick Ramblers,

 the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars,

Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, and Coolbone.

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Sunday March 31

THE FUCK YOU SOUND INVITES YOU TO LIKE THE HARI RASCALS

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This set was brought to you by the ghost of Silk Smitha (RIP)

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Sunday. March 31

THE MILKMAN’S MATINEE WITH JOHN SINCLAIR

VINTAGE RADIO VAULTS 36

Out of the Vintage Radio Vaults at Radio Free Amsterdam comes

this special episode of The Milkman’s Matinee with John Sinclair

 sitting in for Bill Milkowski at WWOZ-FM in New Orleans

on July 12, 1996 and playing records by Thelonious Monk

& Sonny Rollins, Ncholas Payton, James Carter & Larry Smith,

Archie Shepp, the Gunter Schuller Orchestra with Ornette Coleman

& Eric Dolphy, the Miles Davis Quintet,

and Sun Ra & His Arkestra.

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